Best of CNBC


  • Missed Warren Buffett on CNBC? Here's the Transcript! Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 6:34 AM ET

    This is a link to a transcript to Warren Buffett on "Squawk Box."

  • Microsoft Names Insider Amy Hood as New CFO Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 5:14 PM ET

    Microsoft on Wednesday named Amy Hood, head of finance of its Office division, as its CFO taking over from Peter Klein, who announced his departure in April.

  • Coffee Talk: Starbucks, Green Mountain Ink Deal Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 4:38 PM ET

    Green Mountain announced it's extending its partnership with Starbucks and delivered earnings that topped expectations. GMCR shares jumped after-hours.

  • Next 2 Weeks Are 'Critical' for Corn Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 3:28 PM ET

    Just a quarter of the corn crop normally planted by this time of year is in the ground, but this could still be a bumper crop if the weather cooperates.

  • Tax Collections From Wealthy Are Saving Government Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 2:59 PM ET

    Taxes paid by the top earners are putting the U.S. back in the black, according to the Congressional Budget Office.

  • Pennsylvania: The 'Saudi Arabia' of NatGas? Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 2:30 PM ET
    Men work on a natural gas valve at a hydraulic fracturing site in South Montrose, Pa.

    The Marcellus Shale, a 600-mile formation brimming with natural gas, is becoming a major asset in the U.S. energy boom.

  • 'Bear Market Checklist' Goes a Perfect 0-for-6 Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 2:19 PM ET

    Morgan Stanley's David Darst has six boxes on his bear market checklist, and none of them are filled in yet.

  • Credit-Card Rule Eased for At-Home Partners Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 1:53 PM ET

    Thanks to fast action by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, spouses and unmarried partners who run the home will no longer be penalized for lack of income when they apply for cards.

  • More Spending on Mother's Day This Year Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 12:26 PM ET

    Moms will be feeling the love this year in the form of more expensive Mother's Day presents, a survey says.

  • From Loops to Legible: Jack Lew’s New Signature Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 7:16 AM ET
    President Barack Obama and White House Chief of Staff Jack Lew.

    When beginning a new job, it's good to start fresh: Make a few changes and form a good impression. For new Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew, that meant closing some loopholes.

  • Reviving Hedge Funds Still Have S&P 500 Envy Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 6:59 AM ET
    The New York Stock Exchange

    Hedge funds are likely to double their returns this year, but that amounts to only one-third the stock market's performance.

  • The World's Biggest Boozers Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 3:33 AM ET

    A global economic slowdown hasn't had much impact on this resilient market as people continue to turn to alcohol in good times and bad. We look at the top 10 countries with the highest alcohol consumption.

  • Syria Disappears From the Internet Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 6:04 PM ET
    Last November, an Internet and telephone services outage in several provinces. State news agency SANA saying on December 1, that the outage was due to maintenance work but activists claimed was a deliberate move to deprive the opposition of communications.

    Syria's Web appears to be almost completely down, according to the cybersecurity firm Umbrella.

  • Where the Millionaires Are Might Surprise You Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 2:53 PM ET

    If you were looking for millionaires, you'd probably head to London or New York or Monaco. But you might be better off trying Tokyo.

  • Taxman Sends Message With Lauryn Hill Verdict Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 1:59 PM ET
    Lauryn Hill leaves court in Newark, N.J. Hill pleaded guilty in June 2012 for failing to pay federal taxes on $1.8 million earned from 2005 to 2007.

    Tax attorneys say celebrities like Grammy Award winner Lauryn Hill are often sentenced and prosecuted more vigorously so that officials can send a message to the public.

  • Banks (Finally) Start Lending Again Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 1:15 PM ET

    Lending conditions, particularly for businesses, are beginning to thaw after five years of financial lockdown, according to a Fed survey.

  • The Muse Helps Job Seekers 'Look Inside Companies' Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 11:45 AM ET

    The Muse helps potential employees learn more about companies hiring and gets them thinking if they are on the right career path or not.

  • Why Sky-High Airfares Aren't as Pricey as They Seem Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 11:38 AM ET

    Average U.S. airfares dropped in the fourth quarter of 2012—by a whopping $1—but are still a relative bargain compared to average consumer prices.

  • Snapshot Into the World of Corporate Jet Travel Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 11:22 AM ET

    Want to know where business is flying higher or taking a dive? Check out the type of companies logging more or fewer hours flying corporate jets.

  • Ralph Lauren’s New $700,000 Supercar Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 11:19 AM ET
    The RUF CTR-3 pictured here is not Ralph Lauren’s actual vehicle, but he is driving a similar one in silver. RUF has sold 25 CTR-3’s since the product was launched in 2007, and only three of those were sold in the U.S.

    Ralph Lauren, the fashion mogul and vintage-car collector, recently took delivery of a new RUF CTR-3, according to people familiar with the deal.